Inquiry-Based ELA

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December 6, 2019 Teaching SEL, One Story at a Time

Social-emotional learning is quickly becoming one of the most important and difficult subjects in modern education. This isn’t all that surprising when you consider why.…

December 2, 2019 Love of Learning

I have a deep love of learning. There’s nothing I enjoy more than discovering new historical details or burying my nose into a classic novel.…

November 25, 2019 Kids These Days…

I’m not exactly sure when it happens. Probably around the same time your kids learn how to operate a smartphone better than you. Somewhere between…

November 20, 2019 Why Kids Are Like Bacteria

If you’re a teacher, you know that kids are an awful lot like bacteria. I mean, of course, that if you give them the correct…

November 11, 2019 The Hunt for Student Expectation

Some years ago, I set out on a journey of self-improvement. I wanted to become more cultured, expand my intellect a little, and one way…

October 28, 2019 Helping Students with Dyslexia: 3 Strategies for Academic Success

I once heard it said that the most important man in history was Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press. While this is debatable,…

October 8, 2019 Identifying Each Child’s Greatness

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling introduces readers to a new character by the name of Horace Slughorn. Professor Slughorn serves as…

September 24, 2019 Comics in the Classroom

As a child, I absolutely LOVED to read. English was hands-down my favorite subject, and I devoured my summer reading list the way other kids…